The newest Toshiba Satellite C50 laptop series, named Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5160 Notebook has been released in major retail in US. Powered by AMD E1-6010 Dual-Core Accelerated Processor as the heart, this sub-$250 laptop from Japanese based company is designed for entry level budget laptop user who need a decent machine for daily use. The graphics performance is may a disappointed, but with a 500GB of internal storage and full range connectivity features, the Toshiba Satellite C55DB5160 15.6 inch laptop is still provides a big value for your money.
The AMD E1-6010 Dual-Core Processor that clocked around at 1.35 GHz is may not designed for working hard and play, but with internal 4GB of DDR3L SDRAM on the inside, this laptop still delivers reliable power for basic computing use, such as browse the web, casual photo editing or working with basic productivity tasks, such as working with spreadsheet and Microsoft Word. Like its competitor, Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5160 15.6 inch laptop also comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit version as the operating system. Its mean you can install more modern software without worried get any error.
The Satellite C55D-B5160 15.6 inch notebook is may an inexpensive plastic laptop, but with new Toshiba Textured Resin design that combined with Jet Black color for entires machine, this model still looks sturdy and more expensive than its price suggest. Under the bottom cover, there is a 4-cell Lithium Ion battery that claimed can produce more than fours hours and 30 minutes of life on single charge. In term of size, the Toshiba C55D 4.85 lbs laptop which has dimension in 14.96 x 10.2 x 1.05 inch is my not the slimmest machine, but its still easy to carry around with you.
Like the previous Toshiba Satellite C55D laptop series, the Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5160 laptop is sports a 15.6 inch High Definition non-touch screen widescreen display with a 1366 x 768 pixels native resolution. The LED-backlit TFT C55D-B5160 laptop’s display that optimized with Toshiba TruBrite display is may not promises stunning viewing experience, but its still delivers fairly crisp, bright and vivid color for playing and watching 720p video content with a 16:9 aspect ratio. The 3-Cell lithium laptop’s battery is may produce shorter battery life than its competitor, but still delivers at least four hours of battery life on single charge.
The Satellite C55D-B5160 15.6 inch laptop have a front facing High Definition web camera on the top of display. It’s not only supported for capture photo, but also perfect for video recording, voice messaging and face to face video communications, thanks to the internal digital microphone. It also comes with Standard US keyboard with 10-key pad that delivers pleasant typing experience, especially in bright room. Above the laptop’s keyboard, the internal Toshiba stereo speakers can produce a fairly rich and loud sound, but lacks some bass for high volume.
As an internal storage, the 500GB of Serial ATA hard disk drive promises more than enough space to store all your photo, video, music and document files. There are also a 6-in-1 media card reader slot for store or reading more files from SD, SDHC, SDXC, miniSD, microSD and MultiMediaCard (MMC) memory cards. Around the Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5160 laptop’s side, you will find a USB 3.0 port, HDMI port for connecting into external HDTV, RJ-45 port as Ethernet connector, 3.5mm audio combo jack, security lock slot, few USB 2.0 port and VGA port.
The rest of Toshiba C55D-B5160 laptop’s feature are 10/100 Ethernet LAN, WiFi 802.11b/g/n for wireless internet connection and few software, such as Adobe Reader, TOSHIBA eco Utility, Hard disk (HDD) recovery, trial version of new Microsoft® Office 365 customers and Norton™ Internet Security and more. If you interested, Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5160 15.6 inch laptop is ready now for order with a starting price only around at $249. So, what do you think? Looking for a budget laptop which brings more storage space? If you are, please check the HP 15-f215dx 15.6 inch laptop that shipped with AMD A8-6410 Quad-Core Processor and 750GB of internal storage.